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1 Wilkes County Schools

2  Credit by Demonstrated Mastery offers NC students the opportunity to earn course credit through a demonstration of mastery of course material without the seat time, beginning by the end of the school year for course placement in

3  Your student may challenge a class that he/she feels they have a mastery of without actually taking the class

4  CTE work-based learning courses (co-op, internships, apprenticeship)  CTE courses that have a clinical setting as a requirement of the course, such as ProStart Early Childhood Education I/II and Nursing Fundamentals  CTE Advanced Studies courses  ELL courses  Healthful Living required courses  AP/IB courses  CDM can be offered for classes taught in the LEA but may not be at a specific school

5  Open to all students  Only standard-level courses  Phase 1: A standard exam (EOC or final exam)  Phase 2: An artifact which requires the student to apply knowledge and skills relevant to the content standards  Phase 3: An interview with the review panel to discuss the artifact

6  CDM courses will not earn grades or quality points towards GPA  Students may complete high school graduation requirements early  Maintaining eligibility in high school athletics  Honors classes cannot be considered for CDM  CDM classes would not be used in the initial- eligibility process for NCAA athletics  Community Colleges will review classes on a case-by-case decision regarding credit but CTE courses will not be eligible for articulated credit

7  Only students who have submitted applications by the deadline will be scheduled for testing  Exams will be administered during the normal school day  Modifications based on IEP/504 will be addressed  Re-testing is not permitted

8 EOC Courses  Math 1 >264  Biology > 261  English II >165 CTE Courses  Scale score of 93 or higher Non-EOC courses  Scale score of 94 or higher

9  Receive credit for the course toward graduation requirements  Credit is given on the transcript as a “pass”  No number or letter grade for the course is given and does not calculate toward a GPA

10  Enroll in and complete the course  Receive a passing grade and re-take the EOC  No record of the unsuccessful attempt will be reported on the transcripts

11  Application Deadline: December 9  Testing Window: February (non- negotiable)  Results are reported to students by March 6  Artifact Assignments Distributed: March 16  Artifacts Due to Department Chair: March 30  Phase 2-3 Reviews: Completed by April 2  Results: No later than April 13  Appeals: 10 days from the time the parent receives results

12  No, another testing window will be available in the last two weeks of July for the fall semester and the last two week of September for spring semester

13 1. Students and their parents should submit appeals within ten days of receiving notification that an attempt for CDM was not successful 2. Appeals should be in writing addressed to the school principal. The appeal should include reasoning for appeal and the date of submission 3. The District CDM Review Panel will review the appeal within ten days of receipt and will collect any additional data requested and provide final recommendations within ten days of their review 4. The decisions of the appeals panel are final

14  Contact Wilkes Central High School or Dr. Donna Cotton or Angie Lamb at Wilkes County Board of Education


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